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Table 1 Items in each test form of the TRC-n and TRC-e

From: An application of the Rasch model to reading comprehension measurement

Test form Initial pool of items Selected items for the final test forms
T Items per level U A T Items per level U A
LC IC CC R LC IC CC R
TRC-n-2 41 13 21 2 5 23 18 27 8 14 2 3 21 6
TRC-n-3 47 11 26 7 3 13 6a,12b,16c 27 6 15 4 2 16 5a,1b,5c
TRC-n-4 57 16 30 4 7 29 28 27 6 15 4 2 21 6
TRC-e-2 36 16 15 2 3 16 20 33 15 14 2 2 25 8
TRC-e-3 53 21 25 2 5 7 3a,17b, 26c 33 9 18 5 1 17 8a, 8c
TRC-e-4 79 24 41 3 11 36 43 33 8 15 7 3 25 8
  1. Note. T total number of items, LC literal comprehension, IC inferential comprehension, CC critical comprehension, R reorganization, U number of unique items, A number of anchor items
  2. aThe number of common items shared by the second and third grade test forms
  3. bThe number of common items shared by the second, third and fourth grade test forms
  4. cThe number of common items shared by the third and fourth grade test forms